View From Marin
Writer Dawn margolis Denberg takes a look
at six activities that sync perfectly with
marin’s environs. Whether you choose stand-up paddleboarding, surfing, hiking, rowing,
mountain biking or open-water swimming, it’s
time to come out and play. still sitting? We’ve
got the resources you need to get started.
We wrap up our features with a chance for
even more outdoor fun and adventure — this
time for the kids. our third annual summer
Camps guide has great local camp options
and a list of 145 additional ideas for summer
activities. Enjoy a laugh reading our letters
home (actual letters from now grown-up
campers) and then grab that bottle of tecnu
and start choosing your kids’ camp.
Up front, we meet some protesting seniors
and get a look at what it takes to satisfy
st. patrick’s Day revelers at Finnegan’s in
novato. We also talk to Claudia Cowan, a mill
Valley mom and Fox news correspondent,
about what she describes as “the best job in
the world” and meet nationally known psy-
chologist madeline levine as she discusses
her role as a mother.
toward the back of the book we intro-
duce you to the tasty new trend of wine and
food festivals in Hawaii, take a look at some
amazing new local wines and wine-related
products and, finally, join a sausalito yogini
who travels the world changing the lives of
those she meets on her journeys.
so with spring just around the corner, we
encourage you to get out and explore this
beautiful county — after you finish reading
this issue, of course.
inspire you to
hit the links,
the court or
the pool this
Above, from left:
Mimi Towle, Nikki Wood,
Spring is almost here, and that means it’s time to put away those winter boots and jackets and start hinking about clothes that are a little lighter and more colorful.
to kick off the season, we head to the marin
Country Club in novato with our models,
ready to show off this year’s best resort wear.
We hope these curated looks by fashion editor
and stylist Veronica sooley will inspire you to
hit the links, the court or the pool this spring
looking your absolute best.
speaking of exercise, be sure to check
out our Ultimate guide to Fitness in marin.
BEHIND THE SCENES
“The weather gods were on our side,” fashion editor Veronica Sooley says about the
clear skies that graced the January 22 spring
fashion shoot. The very next day, rain poured
down on the location, the picturesque assortment of lawns, courts and pools that make
up the Marin Country Club in Novato. To
the far left, the crew gets ready for the cover
shot; to the right, Mauricio Lemus preps the
model’s hair for the next shot.